Sacrifice
is meaningless
without remembrance.

FLIGHT OF THE HUEY

Learn about the restoration of our Bell UH-1B Huey and our trip to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in 2008.

What is Wings & Rotors?

Learn why Wings & Rotors Air Museum exists and how you can help ensure these historic aircraft continue flying.

F-4 Phantom Restoration

Learn about the process of acquiring and restoring our McDonnell F4H-1 Phantom II Buno.

Our Staff

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    Patrick Rodgers

    Executive Director & Chief Pilot

    About Patrick Rodgers

    Pat has extensive aircraft maintenance and flying experience. He is a rated helicopter and fixed wing pilot, and licensed A&P mechanic. He started at the young age of 15 at Planes of Fame in Chino, Ca. He served in the U.S. Army on the UH-1 Huey, AH-1, U8D & F, U-21 and OH-58 Kiowa. He later joined the Air National Guard and crewed O-2′s, T-33′s, F-4 Phantoms, and KC-135 Stratotankers. He has traveled the world and retired from the ANG in 2000. Pat is a Aeronauticl World Record holder for flying the OH-58 cross country setting a speed record. He leads his crew with professionalism and enthusiasm for the future.

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    Shayne Meder

    Aircraft Painter & Marketing Director

    About Shayne Meder

    Shayne Meder, MSgt, spent her USAF career working in the aerospace equipment field and later B-52′s and KC-135′s. After retiring, she worked for three years at Castle Air Museum in Merced, California, and then moved on to work at March Field Air Museum for eight years – overseeing the restoration of 35 of the museum’s 67 aircraft. During the same time period, she also did nose art on the KC-135 tankers and C-141 aircraft at March Air Reserve Base.

    In 2005, Shayne joined the team at Wings & Rotors Air Museum, and she also volunteers her time to paint H-60 helicopters for the U.S. Navy at NAS North Island in San Diego and has gone to Japan, Guam, and Washington to paint for them as well. In fact, she has painted over 30 H-60 aircraft in total.

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    Rich Wall

    Founder

    About Rich Wall

    Rich’s love for flying has spans over 40 years, and he is dedicated to the restoration of Vietnam-era aircraft. He is also the CEO of Welded Fixtures and Rack Displays – manufacturers of retail display fixtures.

“The sight and sound that thumps the heart of those who remember – that had been silenced for years in lonesome dormancy – has now come back to life to see old friends and unfurl its history upon new generations – and honor those who lived it.”

Visit the Museum

Wings & Rotors Air Museum is open to the public, and we welcome your visit.
We salute all American veterans and pay special tribute to those of Vietnam.

Our Location

37350 Sky Canyon Dr Hangar 7
Murrieta, California 92563

Contact Info

951.662.5653
shayne@wingsandrotors.org

Museum Hours

9am – 4pm
Monday – Friday